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Their Blood Runs Cold
Language: en
Pages: 195
Authors: Whit Gibbons
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-22 - Publisher: University of Alabama Press

Their Blood Runs Cold is entertaining, informative reading that not only enhances our understanding of a unique group of animals, but also provides genuine insight into the mind and character of a research scientist. Whit Gibbons possesses the rare talent of conveying the challenge and excitement of scientific inquiry. A
Snakes of the Southeast
Language: en
Pages: 253
Authors: J. Whitfield Gibbons, Michael E. Dorcas
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: University of Georgia Press

Featuring more than three hundred color photographs and nearly fifty distribution maps, Snakes of the Southeast is stuffed with both entertaining and detailed, in-depth information. Includes and explores size charts, key identifiers (scales, body shape, patterns, and color), descriptions of habitat, behavior and activity, food and feeding, reproduction, predators and
Turtles of the Southeast
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Kurt Buhlmann, Tracey Tuberville, J. Whitfield Gibbons
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: University of Georgia Press

Seventy-five percent of the turtle species in the United States can be found in the Southeast. In fact, the region is second only to parts of Asia in its number of native turtles. Filled with more than two hundred color photographs and written with a special focus on conservation, this
Snakes of the Eastern United States
Language: en
Pages: 392
Authors: Whit Gibbons
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-15 - Publisher: University of Georgia Press

More than sixty species of snakes are found in the eastern United States, the region of highest biodiversity of all reptiles and amphibians in North America. In this brand new guide, stunning photographs, colorful geographic range maps, and comprehensive written accounts provide essential information about each species—including detailed identification characteristics,
Stalking the Plumed Serpent and Other Adventures in Herpetology
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: D. Bruce Means
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-01 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Based on his more than 40 years of field research, Means, an expert on the eastern diamondback rattlesnake, reveals the biological complexity and beauty of the animals he has studied. In Australia, Means searches for the fiercey, reputed to be the worlds deadliest terrestrial snake. In Mexico, he stalks the